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Tio Pepe

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Italian, Chowder, Soups
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Via Tiepolo, 45 | Zona Portello Padova Centro, Padua, Italy
3383933867
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6:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 28
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Over the years, some of the best meals I've eaten in Italy have been in restaurants with no menu, and only local wine. So, you can see why, on reading about Tio Pepe in Padua, I was keen to visit. The deal is, you opt for either a fish/seafood based offer, or the meat option. When I asked for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Over the years, some of the best meals I've eaten in Italy have been in restaurants with no menu, and only local wine. So, you can see why, on reading about Tio Pepe in Padua, I was keen to visit. The deal is, you opt for either a fish/seafood based offer, or the meat option. When I asked for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Fantastic all around. A little pricey (paid around 110 euro for a meal for two with wine and dessert, including a lobster dish) but well worth the money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

That restaurant can impress you, because it is small and nice... the attention of owner is really good... food id better you can think in that small village.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

There is no written menu. You choose a meat or fish direction for the meal. And then the courses begin. A complimentary fennel on cracker to begin. The meat menu started with salami, pancetta, prociutto, salami, artichoke, bacon fat strip, and pickled celery. This was followed by a warm cheese (burrata?) on cracker as well as parmesan. Finally, gnocchi with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We spent a night in Padova this month and were wondering where we can have dinner. We went to Tio Pepe ristorante and it was espectacular. Service was great and the food was amazing. It was the best food we've tried in Italy so far.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Right in the center of the city, on a beautiful little side street that would make you feel you were back in the Renaissance is Tio Pepe. Small and quaint with a staff who is truly trying to give you a memorable dinner. The menu is limited (meat or fish), but once you choose the courses just keep on coming... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

A cosy little place, within walking distance from the city centre of Padova. Very friendly service. The waiter/owner went to great lengths to overcome the language barrier, and promptly introduced me to his wife, the cook. Food was great - fresh seafood.

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Padua, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Everything was superb really enjoy!!!that's what I miss of Italy real good food!!!!service was really nice too everything was just perfect love it!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My girlfriend and I had reserved a table at Tio Pepe on the basis of all the very positive reviews found here on tripadvisor, and we can certainly say that we are glad that we did. As several other reviews have pointed out there is no menu at the door nor at the table but you are instead offered the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A tired hungry couple.... With a lovely little dog. We were welcomed in a very friendly manner... After the glass of water the meal started and wheter it was meat or fish it was well explained, well presented and delicious! Bravo! We shall go to Sardinia!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Tiepolo, 45 | Zona Portello Padova Centro, Padua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua
  • Phone Number: 3383933867

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Soups
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:30 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?